Digital Food Studies/History

Research Methods in Digital Food Studies (2021) was published recently as a text for thinking through methods for digital food studies.  The collection of essays is useful for considering a methodology for studying digital food media, but less about how to use digital...

Technology and Equity

In 2018, The New York Times contributor Nellie Bowles published an article concerning digital literacy and socioeconomic class of youngsters in the United States titled, “The Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids is Not What We Expected.” One might assume that higher...

Hello World!

My name is Dani Willcutt and I am a Senior CHI Fellow for the 2021-22 academic year. I am also a fourth year doctoral candidate in the History Department. My dissertation research is a history of the food service industry in Lansing, Michigan, during the twentieth...

Introducing: A Digital Domestic Cookbook

I have known since the beginning of the CHI Fellowship that my project would revolve around Malinda Russell, the author of A Domestic Cookbook (1866). The exact shape of the project, however, changed numerous times throughout the year. I was determined to create a...